Terry's Tips

  • How to measure a house with a laser measure.

    How to Measure a House

    When I first became an architect, I had a crash course in how to measure a house. It’s true, my learning curve wasn’t as steep as interpreting the 2015 Code Book. After thirty years of measuring houses and buildings there are three tips that I have created to measure a house that make it a more enjoyable and efficent experience. Be Accurate It’s tempting to want to skip tight corners and a small level change in the celing or floor. After years of measuring, or just living life it’s easy to guess how long an inch or a foot is. Don’t Guess! It does take more time to accurately measure…